Jun 28, 2013

Southampton archaeologist helps sequence 700,000 year old horse genome

Leading an international team, including University of Southampton archaeologist Dr Jacobo Weinstock, the Copenhagen researchers have sequenced and analysed short pieces of DNA molecules preserved in bone-remnants from a horse kept frozen in the permafrost of Yukon, Canada for the last 700,000 years.

Jun 24, 2013

Maastricht University enters top 10 of the Times Higher Ed’s prestigious Top 100 Under 50 ranking

Maastricht University has made it into the top 10 of the Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 Ranking.

Jun 24, 2013

Maastricht University recognised as a leader in internationalisation

Maastricht University students

Jun 21, 2013

Professor Eric Thomas honoured with knighthood

University of Bristol Vice-Chancellor and member of the WUN Partnership Board, Professor Eric Thomas, was appointed Knights Bachelor in the 2013 WUK Queen’s Birthday Honours list. He was honoured for his services to higher education.

Jun 21, 2013

Southampton scientist supports engaging new resource to help people learn about dementia research

A Southampton scientist has worked with Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, to create the first ever virtual lab tour designed to help the public understand how new dementia treatments are developed

Jun 20, 2013

Medical breakthroughs on Southampton’s doorstep

From reducing hip fracture rates to improving the health of mothers and children across the South, the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit (MRC LEU), University of Southampton, is responsible for groundbreaking health research that affects our everyday lives.